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Jan 7, 2013 7:00am PST
and everything that's occurred in southern nevada has been with colorado river water. without it, the west as you know it today couldn't exist. narrator: to sustain their growing community with its limited supply, las vegas learned to be extremely efficient. mulroy: this is a desert, and it has its own beauty, but you have to get beyond what you're used to. as long as people recognize they're moving to the desert and give up this notion that they have to bring eastern vegetation with them and make the necessary adaptations in their own life, desert communities can continue to live. man: the biggest water user in the desert is turf. turf uses a lot of irrigation and uses spray irrigation, so what we've done here is use artificial turf. you're never going to be able to achieve the look of back east or the look of, say, california, with subtropical plants, but our landscapes are still lush and use about 30% of what the subtropical landscape with turf would use. las vegas has adopted a drought tolerant ordinance. we're using less water today than we used five years ago, despite over 300,000 new resid
Jan 7, 2013 4:00am PST
and move on. >>> parts of the sierra nevada are covered in white this morning. a fresh blanket of snow came down over the weekend along blue canyon in northern california. the scene was picture-perfect. at least for those who didn't have to get behind the wheel. >>> now for a look at morning road conditions. rain drenches highways from seattle to the northern california bodier. snow covered passes in the cascades and northern rockies. >>> looks like an ideal day to fly. no weather related delays are expect d. i don't think i have ever said that. >> very rare. particular already this time of the year. >>> back to the new this is morning. something sure to impact most of us. growing concerns over major flu outbreak. >> hospitals across the country are taking extra precautions to prevent the spread of the flu. visitors are being restricted from entering certain areas. a doctor says they've given up testing for the flu. the a patient has the symptom, they'll get treatment. we asked abc's dr. jennifer ashton how to say void getting sick. >> recently, the fda approved the drug tamiflu for infants
Jan 7, 2013 12:00am PST
. it gives money to shell who import solar energy from nevada. correct me if i am wrong and there are numerous books written about how this policy will fail. what you need in that position is someone with new blood and global warming is real and emergency and a crisis. san francisco is the kind of city of the tail that wags the dog. we can create a policy that matches the german policy of creating jobs, cash flow in this town. the only state that has done it so far is verment and gainsville florida you need somebody here who is a critic of cca, not somebody in house and along with the shell game because it inevitably going to fail. if you don't have somebody speaking that understands the policy how it inevitably will fail, must fail. it's designed to fail. if you don't have somebody that understands that concept in the position then you're just going to be walking down the road to inevitably throwing money at a policy that will fail, so would urge when looking for somebody ask them questions about what policy they understand because most people in this town, and the
Jan 6, 2013 8:30pm PST
? >> [inaudible] >> in earring ton nevada. we went there once and she has a beautiful house and live there is and now she is even running for the council of her tribe. laverne was going to surprise me and be here this evening, but she had an outbreak of one of her illnesses. her foot started to bleed and now she has to be on crutches for a while, so she had to turn in her plane ticket and her taxi fare, but otherwise she would have been here tonight and many of us know laverne and we would like to say a prayer that she gets better soon and can come and see us. this is for laverne. yes. please let's clap our hands for laverne. [applause] >> thank you. laverne roberts was honored here in this space two years ago. thank you laverne. and i think i can say a lot more about being indian and how much i am proud to be indian. i did work in the school district for more than 20 years, and the people that i work with they still call me up and tell me their troubles, and ask for help sometimes, but thank you very much for all of you to come tonight. [applause] >> all right. thank you gw
Jan 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
'll be right back. >>> tickets for the popular burning man festival in the nevada desert are going on sale soon. but some veterans think the new prices are just ridiculously high. prices have been going up every year. but this year they start at $380 apiece. compare that to $240 last year. there will be some tickets available for those who qualify for the low income ticket plan. tickets go on sale in february. and this year it will be first come, first serve, not lottery like in years past. the week-long festival is held the week leading up to labor day. when it started in the 1980s, by the way, burning man was actual lay free event. >>> hey, 49er fans, tickets for the play-offs good on sale tomorrow. and there will be a limited number of tickets available on ticketmaster. the game is this coming saturday, 5:00 at the stick. all 49ers home games since 1981 have sold out. so hopefully you'll be ready. the niners play the green bay packers, a team they beat in their season opener. >>> and now time to check in with henry wofford of comcast sportsnet. it's been a long time since we've talked about
Jan 6, 2013 8:00pm PST
and a first-come, first-served basis. the festival is held the week leading up to labor day in the nevada desert. >> as congress returns from their winter vacation so does the push from many legislators to put into place stricter gun laws. on day one there were nearly a dozen new bills introduced related to gun violence. for more we go now to athena jones in washington. >> reporter: as students at sandy hook elementary returned to class. former congresswoman gabrielle giffords -- nearly killed in a mass shooting two years ago -- visited newtown, connecticut. and on capitol hill, lawmakers arrived to begin a new session on congress. with members in both chambers taking aim at guns. > "this is a fight that the american people are going to have to stand up and stiffen their spine." >> reporter: california democratic senator dianne feinstein plans to introduce a bill to ban more than a hundred assault weapons -- eight years after the old ban she championed expired. another senate bill would ban high-capacity magazines. and among nearly a dozen gun bills introduced on day one in the house are
Jan 6, 2013 7:00pm PST
'm in nevada with mr. monk. my car broke down. we're in some town called vintonville. - i've never heard of it. - yeah, i don't think it's actually on any maps. - what's wrong with the car? - i don't know. there's only one mechanic in town. his name is boom boom and he already hates us. - [laughs] how's monk holding up? - not so good. he thinks he saw a ufo. - really? well, maybe they're there to take him home. maybe that's his ride. [laughs] - that's what i said! - that would explain a lot, wouldn't it? - i'm really worried, sheriff. - i can see that, dolly. - it's not like her. all her lights have been out for four days. how do you explain that? - we both know what margie's like. remember three years ago? she ran off to reno with the accordion player. - excuse me. - yeah, i'll be right with you. unless it's an emergency. - no. - good, good. because frankly i wouldn't know what to do if it was. - well, why didn't she ask me to bring in her mail? she always asks me to bring in her mail. - because maybe she left in a hurry. maybe she got swept off her feet. this is marge we're talking about. -
Jan 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
. another closer look at the sierra where things have dried up. parts of nevada you can see snowfall on the order of 1 to 4". 2.5" towards minden and the possibility of lingering snow showers for tonight. back home current temperatures are currently in the upper 40s to lower 50s. san josi 49. san francisco downtown 51 and napa in the upper 40s, around 48 degrees. forecast headlines for tonight, mostly cloudy, a few partly cloudy observations as well. for your monday, we'll start out dry with cloud cover out there, basically dry for the entire day. then the extends, a major dropoff in temperatures and also we do bring in some more clouds by wednesday. our old system as i showed you moving to the south. high pressure is getting its act together offshore. with that a dry weather pattern for monday and tuesday and temperatures warm up nicely for monday into tuesday with the warmest locations approaching the low to mid-60s. so a little bit of a bump in the numbers. look at what happens after tuesday. this cold weather system will bring in much cooler temperatures and, in fact, by thursday
Jan 6, 2013 11:00pm EST
. this is the temple of anti-aging medicine, the cenegenics medical institute of las vegas, nevada. >> let's take a look at it. >> it was founded in 1998 by its chief prophet, dr. alan mintz, who claims to have 12,000 patients around the world, offering hope to anyone who is feeling tired, getting flabby, and losing interest in sex. >> people are looking to feel better. they're tired of the answers, "go home; we can't do anything for you; you're really okay." they're tired of hearing, "i'm getting old; there's nothing you can do about it; just live with it." >> people have been chasing the fountain of youth for a long time. >> not chasing the fountain of youth. this is not about the fountain of youth. this is not about staying forever young. it's about staying in charge of my life and being productive. >> dr. mintz is 68 years old, a longtime body builder and fitness freak who prescribes a regimen of regular exercise, good nutrition, along with vitamins and supplements to manage the effects of aging. here comes the controversial part. every day, dr. mintz and many of his patients inject themselve
Jan 7, 2013 2:00am PST
to superstorm sandy. the nevada democrat made the controversial comments on the senate floor while complaining that congress is has taken too long to address the sandy aid. >> we are now past two months with the people of new york, and the people of new orleans and that area, they were hurt, but nothing in comparison to the people in new england. >> i can see why that raised some eyebrows. head to for our blog. follow us on twitter and facebook. >>> 15 minutes past the hour. two of the most storied football teams coll lied tonight . not er dame and crime s crimson tide. both have captured nine national championships. and alabama is a ten-point favorite. only two times these teams have met in bowl games, the irish have come out on top. wearing green today for them. carlos diaz live from miami. >> i am. wearing green for them. 78>> if you didn't know, zoraida has ties to chicago. >> this is being built as might vs. heart. and notre dame is looking for its first national championship in 24 years. what is the atmosphere like in miami? >> it is electr
Jan 7, 2013 7:00am PST
burke as well. here's how that went down. arrival, las vegas, nevada. that says vip right there. heading to my home for the next week, the planet hollywood, as a judge for the miss america pageant. i need advice. who do i call? hey, lara spencer. >> are you ready. >> she's in las vegas shooting an abc/"20/20" special and was head judge for the contest last year. >> we don't have a lot of time. you have a lot to learn. >> reporter: first off, a sneak peek at rehe isles. the contestants are hard at work. i can do this. i wican do this. then lara's off. i'm on my own. this is vegas. it can't be all work. it has to be a little fun. fellow judge, "dancing with the stars" pro cheryl burke and i get to work. >> hopefully, we can go backstage and meet everybody. >> maybe they'll let us play. ka is the spectacular cirque du soleil show. it looks terrifying. death-defying. of course, i had to try it. >> you're in great hands. >> okay, good. >> it's the coolest ing ever. but i'm more nervous than anything i have done. there's more to vegas than going the theater. where are we going now? >> the bell
Jan 7, 2013 4:00am PST
are offering tickets on in the nevada desert. . >> will get an update on weather and traffic in just Ñólittle bit welcome back. the timeless 4:23. >> surrounding the mass shooting could finally go public as a preliminary hearing gets underway. prosecutors are expected to call scores of witnesses, this week, as they outline their evidence in the case. holmes's attorneys are expected to argue he has "diminished capacity." in other words, that he'sthe hearing is expected to take all week. >> secretary of state hillary clinton is returning to work today for the first time since she was sidelined by health problems. clinton was released from the hospital on wednesday following three days of treatment. her troubles first started back in december when she fainted from dehydration brought on by the stomach flu. the hospital discovered the blood clot while testing her for a concussion. clinton is scheduled to meet with assistant secretaries of state this morning. >> to announce today that former senator chuck hagel is his choice to become the next defense secretary. hagel has an impressive resum
Jan 7, 2013 12:00am EST
to put them in a repository, later they settle on yucca mountain, nevada. now that's been revoked, and so who knows? but that book edited with the assertion that in all likelihood fuel rods won't remain where they are now, at storage pools at every power plant in the country. that's exactly where they are. this industry had a death wish. and, you know, some people who read that book, you know, i don't know, kind of decided that we were anti-nuclear. that was not the case at all. but just deal with the problems that are within the industry and that are solvable. deal with them instead of pretending. nothing has changed. nothing has changed. >> guest: some people ask us about do you feel bad about whatever you've brought to light, nothing is acted on, and we always have a simple answer for that. of these things take time the more complicated they are, but the nuclear waste issue is a very interesting one in that context pause when we wrote that -- because when we wrote that book and talked about the low-level waste -- and as far as we know there isn't any more tabulation on that, but i coul
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